Federal Employee Profile — Michael J. Turnbull

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GS-15 Top 10%

Michael J. Turnbull

Title: Transportation Specialist

Agency: Federal Railroad Administration

In 2018, Michael J. Turnbull was a Transportation Specialist at the Federal Railroad Administration in Chicago, Illinois. As our dataset only goes as far back as 2004, it is likely that has worked in the federal government prior to 2004.

Michael J. Turnbull is a GS-15 under the general schedule payscale and is among the highest-paid ten percent of employees in the Federal Railroad Administration.


Year Occupation Paygrade Base Salary Bonus Location
2018 Transportation Specialist GS-15 $144,660 $1,200 Chicago, Illinois
2017 Transportation Specialist GS-15 $144,660 $1,200 Chicago, Illinois
2016 Transportation Specialist GS-15 $137,344 $750 Chicago, Illinois
2015 Transportation Specialist GS-14 $121,312 $750 Vancouver, Washington
2014 Transportation Specialist GS-14 $116,677 $750 Vancouver, Washington
2013 Transportation Specialist GS-14 $115,523 $0 Vancouver, Washington
2012 Transportation Specialist GS-14 $112,125 $500 Vancouver, Washington
2011 Transportation Specialist GS-14 $112,125 $1,200 Vancouver, Washington
2010 Railroad Safety GS-13 $100,635 $1,500 Vancouver, Washington
2009 Railroad Safety GS-13 $98,623 $600 Vancouver, Washington
2008 Railroad Safety GS-13 $89,621 $0 Vancouver, Washington
2007 Railroad Safety GS-13 $86,631 $0 Vancouver, Washington
2006 Railroad Safety GS-13 $82,270 $0 Vancouver, Washington
2005 Railroad Safety GS-13 $77,241 $0 Vancouver, Washington
2004 Railroad Safety GS-12 $69,016 $0 Burien, Washington
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Michael J. Turnbull's 2018 pay is 46% higher than the average Transportation Specialist across all agencies.
Michael J. Turnbull's 2018 pay is 92% higher than the average pay of a GS employee at the Federal Railroad Administration.
Michael J. Turnbull's pay trend during his or her government career in the Federal Railroad Administration:

Data Sources

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